IDCA Welcomes Rich Banta to the Technical Standards Committee
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Washington D.C., May 12, 2020: International Data Center Authority (IDCA) today announces that Rich Banta of LifeLine Data Centers has joined the IDCA Technical Standards Committee.
“I am honored to be part of the IDCA family. I look forward to helping our industry build stronger measurable foundations based on the IDCA Infinity Paradigm®️ and expand the utilization of IDCA's visionary and future-proof methods and strategies for every organization out there, be it public or private”, stated Rich Banta upon joining the IDCA Technical Standards Committee.
Rich Banta is an accomplished Data Center Authority (DCA) certified by IDCA and the Co-Owner of LifeLine Data Centers where his organization serves a number of key private as well as public sector organizations. Banta is responsible for Compliance and Certifications, Data Center Operations, Information Technology, and Client Concierge Services at LifeLine. Banta has an extensive background in data center, server and network management, large scale wide-area networks, storage, business continuity, and monitoring. Rich is a former CTO of a major health care system. Banta is still hands-on every day in the data centers.
G.H., Chief Communications Officer of IDCA stated, “Rich Banta is a unique data center personality who exerts utmost enthusiasm for his profession and the industry at large. We welcome his joining and are hopeful that his active involvement with the IDCA’s Technical Standards Committee will be a great blend of expertise, passion, and results.”
About IDCA Technical Standards Committee - Technical Standards Committee represents IDCA’s interest in matters pertaining to standards. The committee is composed of elite members from diverse yet premier data center, cloud and application centric organizations who bring decades of experience to the issues and challenges of the IT, cloud, and data center industry. Its primary mission is to develop a holistic standards and key performance indicator framework that incorporates well established third party industry standards and KPIs, as well as developing new standards and KPI models where gaps exist in the industry’s standards library to help empower and structure information technology, data centers and cloud. It also conducts research on the future needs and requirements, and its members serve as standards advocates and resources for their organizations and industry segments. More on the IDCA Technical Standards Committee: https://www.idc-a.org/about-idca
About IDCA - Headquartered in Washington D.C., the IDCA The International Data Center Authority (IDCA) has been established to streamline, structure, educate and give direction to the "data" center industry. IDCA’s core mission is to aid in standardizing the approach, selection, design, feasibility, operation, and various processes and methodologies of the Application Ecosystem®️. Formed by data center industry veterans who realized the problems facing the industry and decided to do something about it, IDCA has perceptively identified the gaps and shortcomings of the rapidly evolving data center industry. Hence, while it brings together the best-of-breed practices and principles currently existing within the industry, it caters to the data center stakeholder the proper outlook of it on a broader scale as well as in-depth details of the data center purpose, discipline, and organization. IDCA's mission is to aid nations, governments, private and public institutions as well as ordinary citizens and professionals around the world to benefit from the promise of the Digital Economy to its fullest. IDCA empowers and enables all effective and measurable initiatives and efforts to establish resilient and sustainable digital initiatives worldwide. Building the human capital necessary for prosperous digital economies, instituting digital platforms, securing investment for core projects, devising road-maps, establishing frameworks, and standards are some of IDCA's key agendas on the world's stage. Till date, thousands of professionals from both the government sector, as well as major Fortune 1000 companies such as Apple, Google, Microsoft, LinkedIn, AWS, MLB, Experian, Ericsson, eBay, AOL, Salesforce, Digital Realty, Visa, MasterCard, The World Bank, Verizon, AIG, T-Mobile, Expedia, Time Warner, and others have been educated, trained and certified by IDCA. More on IDCA: idc-a.org